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A Fourth John Marshall Student Tests Positive for Covid

East Hampton School District officials on Tuesday alerted parents to a new case of Covid-19 in a kindergarten student at the John M. Marshall Elementary School.

Oct 20, 2020
New Covid Cases at Montauk School and Eleanor Whitmore Center

The Montauk School and the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center reported cases of Covid-19 over the weekend, and students in one class at each school have been told to quarantine.

Oct 19, 2020
Sag Harbor School District Reports First Case of Covid

According to a statement released on Saturday by District Superintendent Jeff Nichols, the student, who attends Pierson High School, has not been there since Oct. 9.

Oct 17, 2020
I-Tri Aims to Raise $150,000 by October 22

I-Tri, a program that "fosters self-respect, personal empowerment, self-confidence, positive body image, and healthy lifestyle choices for adolescent girls," kicked off an 11-day fund-raising drive on Sunday with a goal of raising $150,000 by next Thursday.

Oct 15, 2020
Holiday Plans Adjusted at the Amagansett School

The Amagansett School administration has decided to adjust its traditional Halloween and Thanksgiving celebrations in light of Covid-19. There will be no Halloween parade this year, Maria Dorr, the school's principal, said during Tuesday's meeting of the school board.

Oct 15, 2020
Show That Killer Bee Spirit

The Bridgehampton School this week launched a school-spirit clothing sale on the website Fancloth. Fans of the Killer Bees can order T-shirts, sweatshirts, leggings and sweatpants, pajama pants, caps, duffel bags, and other items, all outfitted with the school name and mascot.

Oct 15, 2020
Teaching Black History Anew in Bridgehampton

Willie Jenkins says that as a teen, much of what he learned about Black history wasn't taught to him in a classroom at the Bridgehampton School, his alma mater. Rather, he says, a youth group called Unity helped him understand more about his own heritage and connect with a diverse collective of teens in the area.

Oct 15, 2020
South Fork's Young Environmentalists to the Rescue

The 10 to 16-year-old members of the South Fork Natural History Museum's Young Environmentalists Society are working to be a force for change in their own community and the broader world.

Oct 15, 2020
Costs of Covid Weigh Heavily on School Districts

As Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone continues to blast Washington, D.C., lawmakers for inaction on a Covid-19 assistance plan that could help municipalities, one of the impacts of that lag is that taxpayers in public school districts are already footing the bill for the rising costs of preventing the virus's spread in classrooms and hallways.

Oct 15, 2020
Kids Culture 10.15.20

Interactive art at Guild Hall, family workshops at the Parrish Art Museum, activity kits from the John Jermain Memorial Library, and more.

Oct 15, 2020
Cohorts and Chromebooks in Springs: Navigating the Hybrid School Week

Saoirse and Adrie Quinn are old enough to remember school before Covid-19 — before home was "school" on some days. Now Saoirse, a Springs School second grader, and Adrie, a fifth grader, are adjusting to a new normal, one that accounts for every moment of the on-site school day, but leaves them and their parents accountable for their remote learning at home.

Oct 8, 2020
School Officials Respond to Covid Outbreaks — and Expect More to Come

Covid-19 continued this week to wreak havoc in local schools, with cases popping up in Montauk and Springs for the first time and a third instance emerging in East Hampton's John M. Marshall Elementary School.

Oct 8, 2020